College Resources for Students Planning to Major in Theatre or Musical Theatre
BA vs BFA
Colleges and Universities
This list is does not cover every school that offers a degree in theatre, acting, or MT. However, you will find that the schools listed are the best known for their theatre programs. We also share which schools are statistically the more challenging to get into.
The best time to start planning to apply to a theatre or musical theatre program is junior year. Here is month-by-month advice from two Bowie theatre parents -- one who started junior year and hired a coach, and one who started senior year and did everything on their own.
And for those who waited until senior year, here is a very condensed plan for applying.
Audition Material Resources
Audition Filming Resources
Wild Card Video Resources
Audition Book Resources
Books About the Process
I Got In! by Mary Anna Dennard
Acting the Song by Allison Bergman and Tracey Moore